The bench said that no doubt by the very nature of the job required to be performed by the political class, at times their exchanges may get heated. “But it should not explode. We are sure difference in perceptions can be expressed in better language,” it said in its order uploaded today.
“It was a lovely place. All the romance of free journalism was there. Now it is being slowly dismantled,” a senior journalist said about Press Enclave also known as Mushtaq enclave and press colony of Srinagar.
"The Press Club of India strongly condemns the detention and harassment of two Delhi-based women reporters, Samriddhi Sakunia and Swarna Jha by Tripura state police under charges of spreading communal hatred. The reporters were booked for creating hatred between communities for fabricating, concealing truth," the journalist's body said in a statement.
Mexican magazine founder Alfredo Cardoso had been kidnapped and shot several times before he was found and hospitalized. He is the ninth journalist killed in Mexico this year, and the second killed this week.
Dalai Lama said he was happy to learn that this year's prize had been given to the two journalists for their efforts to defend freedom of expression.
The journalists have been awarded Nobel Peace Prize for their fight for freedom of expression.
The Calcutta High Court in its judgement held that the FIR against journalist Zubair Ahmed was sheer abuse of process of law and the allegations on him of circulating false alarm or disobeying of government regulations were completely absurd.
In a statement, the EGI said that it is concerned that government agencies are being used as a coercive tool to suppress free and independent journalism.
Global media watchdogs and rights group Amnesty have also urged the authorities to do more to protect members of the press.
Journalist Shamim Ahmad is accused of abetting a mentally and financially distressed man to commit suicide, and filming it outside the UP Assembly complex.
The announcement of the prizes was originally scheduled for April 19 but was postponed to June by Pulitzer Prize Board.
A police statement said that an FIR was lodged against 'one person namely Sajid Raina', for his WhatsApp status on May 30, saying it 'attracts investigation into the contents and intention behind it'.
His lifelong relationship with the protection of human rights and freedom of expression will be remembered forever in the history of Pakistan.
The strife-torn nation has seen number of attacks on journalists, players and social activists in the last few months with Afghanistan's Free Media Watch terming the situation alarming
It is an attack on freedom of press, say journalist bodies
The HC was hearing a petition filed by the Foundation for Independent Journalism which said that the new IT Rules issued on February 25 are palpably illegal in seeking control and regulate digital news media
The Manipur-based journalist Paojel Chaoba was earlier arrested under the Unlawful Atrocities (Prevention) Act (UAPA) and Section 124A (sedition)
Kashmiri journalist Sultan has been booked under the anti-terror Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA) on charges of supporting a militant group and conspiring to kill a police officer
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.
They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.
Younger people do not have much progressive beliefs; a 2017 survey found that one-third of young people opposed inter-caste marriage.
The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.
Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.
Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.
The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.